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Project by Allanwoodworks posted 1081 days ago 1963 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello,

This was a birthday present for my girlfriend; she really wanted a hanging pot rack. The design was in one of my old Woodsmith Shop Magazine. The frame is made of some very nice Pacific coast figured maple and the center grid is made of Cherry. All of the wood used in this project was from trees that were removed by the owner’s request. Milled up on my Woodmizer mill and dried in my solar kiln. Now that’s being green! Thanks for looking, I wish I had a better camera to show the figure in the maple but that will have to wait. Thanks for looking.

-- Ty, Up in Washington





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SSMDad

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#1 posted 1081 days ago

Very nice and i’m sure she was happy! I’ve been wanting to make a pot rack for a while. How did you create the matrix? Any idea how much weight it could support?

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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Allanwoodworks

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#2 posted 1080 days ago

Chris, The Matrix was made by half lapping a bunch of 1/4” thick pieces together. I still have some in the shop, when I get home I will take a pic of one and post it. The Matrix section in the middle is strong as hell, the only thing that could be the week point is the brackets to the wall. It will hold a lot of weight but I might add some sign chain from the ceiling down to give it move stability. Thanks for the comment.

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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fernandoindia

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#3 posted 1080 days ago

Nice present Ty.

I love making such gratings.

Yours is very tidy. Looks great

-- Back home. Fernando

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HalDougherty

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#4 posted 1080 days ago

Looks good. I need to make one to hang from the ceiling in the center of the kitchen. What issue of Woodsmith was the original article? I guess I’ll have to break down and make one of those kerf things I’ve seen so many projects about too.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 1080 days ago

Nice!

Yea, I like this structure form also. I use it a lot. Very strong, light weight and looks good too. Cool…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Allanwoodworks

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#6 posted 1080 days ago

Chris,

See the picture that I added of some of the left over cuts that I had laying around to do the half lap matrix grid.

Hal,

The issue was vol. 30 issue 177. The plan is very good even though its only a couple of pages.

Thanks again for the comments.

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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SSMDad

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#7 posted 1074 days ago

Thanks for posting that other pic Hal.

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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